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Offline PackerTraxx  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 9:40:23 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: doddpower Go to Quoted Post
I think Woodson is done in Green Bay for good, unless there are multiple secondary injuries early. I'm sure he wouldn't mind coming back, but I think when Ted Thompson makes a release like this, it's for good. As it likely should be, pending extenuating circumstances.

I don't see Charles Woodson back in Green Bay. The organization has moved on.


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Seriously, you are most likely correct. I believe Woody overvalued himself, as many players do. However, if the Packers can't pick up a good prospect in the draft and what we have isn't panning out as good as they would like, or there's injuries there may be a need for the Packers. Woody might have gained a more accurate value on his worth and a reasonable number might be worked out. I agree the intent of both parties is to move on, but footballs bounce in funny ways sometimes.

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#12 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 10:35:24 AM(UTC)
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I don't know for sure, but I think Charles Woodson said he wasn't approached about a reduced contract with the Packers. Initially, I thought the Packers didn't out of respect for him. Maybe after seeing no one is signing him, out of respect and more importantly, out of need they offer him a modest contract?

That poses the question ... are the Packers better with Charles Woodson?
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Offline Porforis  
#13 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 10:37:11 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: PackerTraxx Go to Quoted Post
"Thank You." - Ryan Grant Dancing

Seriously, you are most likely correct. I believe Woody overvalued himself, as many players do. However, if the Packers can't pick up a good prospect in the draft and what we have isn't panning out as good as they would like, or there's injuries there may be a need for the Packers. Woody might have gained a more accurate value on his worth and a reasonable number might be worked out. I agree the intent of both parties is to move on, but footballs bounce in funny ways sometimes.


Or if he doesn't feel like risking another major injury, I'm sure we could find a coach's assistant or coaching job for him.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#14 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 1:03:25 PM(UTC)
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Charles Woodson wrote:
I am a football player. I am not a corner, I am not a safety; I am just a guy that can play football. You can put me in anywhere on that field, in any situation, and I am going to get it done. I call myself ‘Seasoning Salt:’ You can put me in anything and I will make it better. I am just waiting on an opportunity.



from Jason Wilde: "Asked in an iMessage if he would consider returning to the Packers if he continues to not have outside interest, Woodson joked about quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ impending contract, Woodson replied, ‘Yeah, if A-Rod puts me on his payroll!”"

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Offline steveishere  
#15 Posted : Tuesday, April 9, 2013 1:41:25 PM(UTC)
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Honestly I didn't see much of a difference in safety play between when Woodson was in there and when McMillian/Jennings was in last season.
Offline nyrpack  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, April 10, 2013 9:36:32 AM(UTC)
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im sure at a reduced rate the pack would be more then happy to take back sir charles !!
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Offline gbguy20  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:58:13 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
Honestly I didn't see much of a difference in safety play between when Woodson was in there and when McMillian/Jennings was in last season.


both were terrible.
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Offline steveishere  
#18 Posted : Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:06:04 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
both were terrible.


So was Woodson so I guess my point stands.
Offline Pack93z  
#19 Posted : Thursday, April 18, 2013 1:03:00 PM(UTC)
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Obtuse for sure... it would be curious and I wonder what Woodson is asking for in terms of salary.

Source...

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Packers general manager Ted Thompson is known for playing things close to the vest in the buildup to the NFL Draft -- and really in regard to pretty much every subject -- so his 20-minute meeting with reporters Thursday in Green Bay produced the expected amount of obtuse answers and little if any news.

....

What about giving thought to bringing back future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson, released by the Packers at season's end, if the team can't upgrade its safety situation in the draft?

"Oh, I wouldn't care to speculate about that."
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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Offline wpr  
#20 Posted : Thursday, April 18, 2013 2:31:22 PM(UTC)
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